If you ask anything of the Father, He will give it to you in My name.

If you ask anything of the Father, He will give it to you in My name.

Listen to the Daily Reading for June 16, 2016, and then watch a recorded Bible Study on Acts. Acts of the Apostles 25:13-19 IN THOSE DAYS, Agrippa the king and Bernice arrived at Caesarea to welcome Festus. And as they stayed there many days, Festus laid Paul’s case before the...

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Despite New Pullout by Russia, Orthodox Synod to Take Place as Scheduled

Despite New Pullout by Russia, Orthodox Synod to Take Place as Scheduled

According to an article  in the Associated Press by Patrick Quinn and Derek Gatopoulos, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I  said the historic meeting of church leaders, the Holy and Great Council, will take place on the Greek island of Crete despite a pullout by Russia. His All-Holiness, the Patriarch...

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Serbian Orthodox Church Will be Present at the Holy and Great Council

Serbian Orthodox Church Will be Present at the Holy and Great Council

THE HOLY SYNOD OF BISHOPS OF THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH Syn. No. 840 15th June 2016 C O M M U N I Q U E In brotherly love, while with responsibility and hopes preparing for the participation in the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, which, God...

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Participating in the Life of Holy Spirit, Μετέχοντας στη ζωή του Αγίου Πνεύματος

Participating in the Life of Holy Spirit, Μετέχοντας στη ζωή του Αγίου Πνεύματος

Listen as Dimitris Karavasilis, host of True Life- a Greek production of the Orthodox Christian Network, offers a reflection to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. This week: Participating in the Life of Holy Spirit. Μετέχοντας στη ζωή του Αγίου Πνεύματος Στην...

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New Title From St. Tikhon’s Monastery Press

New Title From St. Tikhon’s Monastery Press

Saint Tikhon of Moscow: Instructions & Teachings for the American Orthodox Faithful (1898-1907) “St. Tikhon of Moscow is the father of the contemporary Orthodox Church of America: his vision, his love, and his hope. By deeply embracing his words, we will enter into his vision which was inspired from above...

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Secularism: the greatest temptation of the Church

Secularism: the greatest temptation of the Church

Today we’re facing another form of Iconoclasm: the pressure being exerted on the Church by a secularized society to adapt to its measures and ideals, so that the Church, too, will be secularized. Secularization presents a very great danger to the Church. Instead of the Church helping the world to...

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Women Prepare for 2016 National Philoptochos Biennial Convention

Women Prepare for 2016 National Philoptochos Biennial Convention

New York, NY- Hundreds of delegates from across the country are set to attend the 2016 National Philoptochos Biennial Convention from July 3 to 7 in Nashville, TN. The most significant event of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society will run concurrently with the Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox...

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The Children’s Word: A Good Routine

The Children’s Word: A Good Routine

Do you know what a routine is? It’s the way you do something, especially when it’s in a special order. You probably have a routine for how you get ready for school in the morning. First you get out of bed, then you get dressed, then you have breakfast, then...

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Why Isn’t the Russian Orthodox Church Attending The Holy and Great Council?

Why Isn’t the Russian Orthodox Church Attending The Holy and Great Council?

 I thought you would all be interested to read this perspective as to why the Russian Orthodox Church has decided not to attend the Holy and Great Council even after agreeing to do so.  These are not easy times but when you try to bring a family together that hasn’t...

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Join Webinar hosted Media conference with Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Director:  Holy and Great Council TODAY

Join Webinar hosted Media conference with Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Director: Holy and Great Council TODAY

WHO: Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, director, Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Office for the Holy and Great Council WHAT: Webinar-hosted media conference on the upcoming Holy and Great Council, June 16-27, 2016, Orthodox Academy of Crete WHEN: Wednesday, June 15, 17:00 hrs in Crete (UTC +3) Jun 15, 2016 10:00 AM (GMT-4:00)...

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I Am with You Always!

I Am with You Always!

“And lo, I am with you always, to the close of the age.”   Matthew 28:20  Wednesday after the Ascension   Good morning Prayer Team! Before Christ, there was a mistaken notion that God resided in the temple in Jerusalem.  People had to go to the temple to pray.  And when...

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